Barelas Babe's Blog – August 2009 Archive (4)

Doing Bioethics: Death Panels and Good Deaths

Death has dominated the news cycle this past week – from discussion of “deathers” at town hall meetings to analysis of Senator Ted Kennedy’s last days. My field of bioethics deals with both of these issues.



In bioethics we label these… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 31, 2009 at 8:30pm — 7 Comments

The Dog Days of August

We said goodbye to our beloved old dog at the beginning of summer. He joined our household at 6 weeks of age, a huge ball of fluff from Animal Humane whose only crime was that his father, a dog of indeterminate heritage, had impregnated his mother, a pure-blooded Newfoundland with… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 17, 2009 at 11:00am — 10 Comments

High School Dropout

I’m a high school dropout.



There is no question that recent news about the high school dropout rates in New Mexico is disturbing. All children living in this state should have the opportunity to get a good education, and a high dropout rate undoubtedly… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 10, 2009 at 1:00pm — 13 Comments

Richard Romero: A Day in the Life

Early this summer I met up with another Bareleña at the Red Ball Café in the heart of Barelas. In the midst of updates about neighborhood politics, she mentioned that Richard Romero, candidate for mayor of Albuquerque, was from Barelas. Minutes later, who should walk in but Mr.… Continue

Added by Barelas Babe on August 3, 2009 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

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